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Playing Forgotten Music of the old 78 records      S3productions

 

The Ink Spots

 

Ink Spots ‎– My Prayer

Give Her My Love

 

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 All credit due to the artist, musicians and Record Companies. No profit or income derived from this podcast. Have a historic 78 RPM and story you want to share with my listeners?  Contact me at: www.facebook.com/s3productions2 or curthahn74@yahoo.com

 

Ink Spots ‎– My Prayer / Give Her My Love

Label: Decca ‎– 2790 (66608)

Manufactured By – Decca Records, Inc.

Format: Shellac, 10", 78 RPM 

Country: US

Released: 1939

Genre: Pop     

Style: Vocal

A: My Prayer

Composers– George Boulanger, Jimmy Kennedy

 

Their biggest hit of 1939 was the Lombardo, Marks & Hill ballad "Address Unknown". This was their first #1 hit on the US Pop Charts. Other chart toppers from 1939 included "My Prayer", "Bless You", "Memories of You", and "I'm Gettin' Sentimental over You"

 

B: Give Her My Love

Composers– Milton Berle, Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin

Vocal with Instrumental Accompaniment

 

The Ink Spots were an African-American pop vocal group who gained international fame in the 1930s and 1940s. Their unique musical style led to the rhythm and blues and rock and roll musical genres, and the subgenre doo-wop. The Ink Spots were widely accepted in both the white and black communities, largely due to the ballad style introduced to the group by lead singer Bill Kenny.

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